About Thomas

Tom Salvino is a wealth advisor with the Salvino Wealth Management team at William Blair. He joined the firm in 1993 and became a partner in 1999. Tom began his career at Paine Webber. He received his M.B.A. in finance from Loyola University Chicago and his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner. Tom and his wife live with their five children in Western Springs.

Tom partners with his father Al Salvino and his brother John Salvino to form the Salvino Wealth Management team. Together, they work with individuals, families, trusts, small businesses, and foundations to build customized portfolios managed within the context of the client's comprehensive financial situation. Working with William Blair's Wealth Planning Services, they coordinate, where appropriate, financial planning, estate planning, insurance planning, and tax planning for their clients. With nearly 100 years of collective portfolio management, the Salvino Wealth Management team has helped preserve and enhance the wealth of Chicago families.

The team combines energy, perspective, and investment experience to provide a distinct value for their clients. Al, Tom, and John believe that competency and integrity are their greatest assets in managing money

Professional Recognition and Awards

  • Barron's Top State-by-State Advisors in America 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 2
  • Forbes Best-In-State Advisors 2018, 2019, 2020 3
  • Forbes Top 250 Wealth Advisors 2018, 2019 3
  • Rising Stars of Wealth Management 4


1 Insurance products offered through third-party providers.
2 The ranking reflects the volume of assets overseen by the advisors and their teams, revenues generated for the firms and the quality of the advisors’ practices. 
3 The Forbes ranking algorithm is based on industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC, which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking. Investment performance is not a criterion.
4 Published in the August 2007 issue of Institutional Investor News. The 20 Rising Stars of Wealth Management were selected based on the following: they are 45 years old or younger, demonstrate impressive credentials and experience, and show a career consistency and commitment to the broader industry through trade groups and regulatory or other memberships revealing a dedication that could make them future leaders and trendsetters.


Licensed Insurance Representative1
Accredited Investment Fiduciary



University of Notre Dame, B.A.
Loyola University of Chicago, M.B.A.

About William Blair

William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

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